Entrepreneurship

“Entrepreneur (noun): one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Deciding to become an entrepreneur requires a huge leap of faith. Whether you are a first-time or serial entrepreneur, you will pick up tips in these related summaries.

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Summaries

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Ed McLaughlin et al.

Greenleaf Book Group, 2016

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Steve Case

Simon & Schuster, 2016

(8)

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Crystal Paine

Nelson Publishers, 2015

(7)

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Gary Vaynerchuk

HarperBusiness, 2016

(8)

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Mark Aardsma

Career Press, 2016

(7)

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John Warrillow

Portfolio, 2015

(9)

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Rob Fitzpatrick

CreateSpace, 2013

(8)

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Paul B. Brown

Bibliomotion, 2015

(7)

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Michael Mazzeo et al.

Grand Central, 2014

(8)

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Alexis Ohanian

Copyright 2013 by Alexis Ohanian, 2013

(8)

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Amy Wilkinson

Simon & Schuster, 2015

(8)

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Sophia Amoruso

Portfolio, 2014

(8)

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John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen

Portfolio, 2014

(8)

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Benjamin W. Glass III

Morgan James Publishing, 2012

(7)

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Bernhard Schroeder

AMACOM, 2015

(8)

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Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Simon & Schuster, 2015

(9)

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Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares

S-Curves Publishing, 2014

(7)

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Bo Burlingham

Portfolio, 2014

(7)

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Shane Snow

HarperBusiness, 2014

(8)

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Erin Baebler and Lara Galloway

Career Press, 2014

(7)

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Richie Norton and Natalie Norton

Shadow Mountain Publishing, 2013

(7)

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Entrepreneurship

So, you’re ready to take the plunge. You’re tired of working for someone else and watching them reap all of the benefits. You’re afraid that if you wait any longer, it may be too late. Starting your own business is an enormous undertaking. In addition to major concerns such as financing, staffing, and marketing, you’re likely to experience a range of emotions from panic to euphoria and everything in between. But it’s reassuring to know that getAbstract can help you deal with every situation and overcome every obstacle on your way to building a productive business. Our entrepreneurship summaries cover all aspects of going into business for yourself. You’ll learn from experts in the field about the importance of establishing a sound business plan and philosophy, and the critical decisions you’ll face in your start-up venture. You’ll find solid advice about your options for arranging financing and avoiding common pitfalls that can create economic turmoil. You’ll also understand why new small business owners face similar issues, regardless of your industry or specialty.

Special Qualities

There’s a big difference between wanting to become a business owner and possessing the necessary attributes. Many of the summaries in this category challenge you to examine your motivations for going into business and whether you have the determination and fortitude to be a success. You’ll learn to evaluate your tolerance for risk and whether you have the ability to deal with setbacks – or even failure. Let getAbstract be a source of strength and encouragement as you navigate through uncharted waters.